Further information

For support, advice or information on combining parenting and a career, contact a member of your HR Advisory team or the following key contacts in Human Resources

Maureen Dearing (she/her)
HR Advisor
Human Resources
Email: m.dearing@auckland.ac.nz

Maureen is a proud mother of three, and has journeyed combining parenting with her career at the University since 2012. She is passionate about supporting new parents at the University, and connecting staff to their HR Advisory partners in making the best out of your parental leave entitlements.

Shasha Ali (she/her)
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Experience Lead
Human Resources
Email: shasha.ali@auckland.ac.nz

Shasha is the key contact for implementing and monitoring support services and resources for our diverse staff communities within Staff Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. She is focused on enhancing inclusive support for all staff, as parents and carers of children from diverse family backgrounds, towards promoting gender equity in the University.